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The Law Society contributes to World Bank Doing Business report 2017

The Law Society is once again a ‘global contributor’ to the World Bank’s flagship Doing Business report.

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Legal life in... Russia

Sergei Grachev, founder and Managing Partner of MGAP Attorneys at Law , shares his views on legal life in Russia

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Excellence in International Legal Services

Central Asian law firm Centil Law Firm (former Colibri) won the Excellence in International Legal Services. The Kenyan law firm Anjarwalla & Khanna received a higly commended recognition in the same category. 


Join the Law Society's trip to China to explore 'Belt and Road' opportunities, 24-26 November

We invite members to register interest in joining a UK delegation to participate in two high-level events on the legal opportunities offered by China’s Belt & Road initiative in Beijing from 24-26 November. 

The Delegation Meets Justice Blair at the Rolls Building.

Law Society welcomes Chinese business delegation to London

On 5 October the Law Society hosted a delegation of commercially focused lawyers from China as major firm Allbright looks to move into London.

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Read the CCBE's special edition newsletter

Take a look at highlights from the conference on “Innovation and future of the legal profession”

Trial of Turkish lawyers continues

In November 2011, mass arrests of Kurdish and Turkish lawyers took place in raids executed simultaneously in many Turkish cities and provinces.

All Europe

Law Society Deputy Vice President Christina Blacklaws to speak on Privacy and Legal Professional Privilege, 1st of December

Christina will speak on the just limits of governments in the UK, Europe and India to track and record the digitial activities of businesses and indivduals.


Have your say on the content of the proposed EU-Indonesia Free Trade Agreement

The Law Society will soon submit its position on the proposed deal to the European Commission DG of Trade and we would like to hear members’ views by 21 November.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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Click on the link below to see a list of the International department's activities for 2016.

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